Why a bath is more dangerous than a bomb: The Power Of Bad explores negativity bias

Why a bath is more dangerous than a bomb: The Power Of Bad explores negativity bias and the ‘Crisis Crisis’ – the never-ending series of overhyped threats leading to actions that leave everyone worse off Authors’ message is that we are all wired to react more strongly to bad events    They explore the negativity … Read more

Dresden by Sinclair McKay and The Crew by David Price reviews: Two masterful and sobering WWII books

The still burning problem of Dresden: Sinclair McKay’s masterful Dresden and David Price’s sobering The Crew show both sides of the story By Simon Griffith Published: 22:01 GMT, 1 February 2020 | Updated: 17:51 GMT, 4 February 2020 Dresden Sinclair McKay                              … Read more

Panic spreads across Surrey town after family was given coronavirus by unknown ‘super-spreader’

Anxiety in an exclusive Surrey market town at the centre of Britain’s coronavirus crisis is heightening today as health officials still hunt for the mystery ‘super-spreader’ whose infection has been passed to at least four people in the stockbroker belt. Haslemere, an affluent commuter community of 10,000 people nestled in the Surrey Hills where George Eliot … Read more

Ecuador’s ‘Throat of Fire’ volcano may be heading towards a ‘potential collapse’

Ecuador’s ‘Throat of Fire’ volcano may be heading towards a ‘potential collapse’, scientists report The west face of Tungurahua is slowly deforming, satellite data has revealed This instability could lead to a colossal landslide of material onto the local area When Tungurahua erupted in 1999, 25,000 people were evacuated from nearby A collapse of the west face 3,000 … Read more

Probe at Lloyds over allegations of fraud against small businesses

Lloyds Bank faces new police investigation into allegations of fraud against small businesses By A Daily Mail Reporter Published: 23:46 GMT, 1 March 2020 | Updated: 07:43 GMT, 2 March 2020 Lloyds Bank is facing a new police investigation into allegations of fraud against small businesses. Cardiff-based property investor Kashif Shabir has claimed the bank … Read more

Vegetarian fish is described by scientists as ‘the new white meat’ that could help feed the world 

Monkeyface prickleback fish that can survive entirely on vegetarian foods is described by scientists as ‘the new white meat’ that could feed the world in times of climate crisis The Monkeyface prickleback lives in rocky waters off the West Coast of the USA  It is said to have a delicate and mild flavour meat that … Read more

Brooklyn Beckham can’t keep his hands off girlfriend Nicola Peltz

‘What’s mine is yours baby!’ Brooklyn Beckham can’t keep his hands off girlfriend Nicola Peltz as he makes his latest declaration of love after cheering on Inter Miami By Jason Chester for MailOnline Published: 11:44 GMT, 2 March 2020 | Updated: 12:35 GMT, 2 March 2020 Six of years of careful planning and earnest preparation … Read more

Broken bones could regrow after injury using a drug cocktail that triggers ‘red alert’ repair cells

Broken bones could be regrown using a combination of readily available drugs, scientists say. Two existing medicines have been tested to stimulate the body’s own repair system in the hope of better treatment for injuries. Stem cells, which build new bone, are switched on to ‘red alert’ and speed up the healing process.   In early … Read more

Fury as Virgin’s first ever cruise ship skips New York and heads for Miami over coronavirus fears 

Fury among passengers as Virgin’s first ever cruise ship Scarlet Lady skips New York and heads for Miami over coronavirus fears Scarlet Lady was due to dock in New York for promotional event this weekend  Virgin Voyages said today it was diverting to Miami over ‘global health concerns’  It is unclear whether they made this … Read more